Second software evaluation - completed 19 December 2005.
An evaluation of applications GIS Meteo V3.54, SIGWX Module V2.26, BUFR Decoder V2.07 against the ICAO SADIS Operations Group criteria gives the application a compliancy rating.
|1. Display of OPMET data and other data types in text format||Y||Display of ASHTAMs and NOTAMs related to volcanic ash not evaluated because of their non-availability at the time of the review. Information provided by the vendor indicates that these bulletins can be viewed through the 'WAFSALRT' application|
|2. WAFS GRIB decoder and compliant display package||Y|
|3. WAFS SWH and SWM BUFR decoder and compliant display package||Y|
|4. Display and ability to prompt users of the arrival of chart amendments||Y||Understood to be available via WAFS Alert application, but untested due to non-availability of bulletins.|
|5. Display and ability to prompt users of the arrival of SADIS administrative messages||Y||Available via WAFS Alert application|
|6. Display of tropical cyclone advisory statements||Y||Understood to be available via WAFS Alert application, but untested due to non availability of bulletins|
|7. Display of volcanic ash advisory statements||Y||Available via WAFS Alert application.|
|8. Display of volcanic ash trajectory/dispersion charts||Y||Available via 'T4 VIEW' application, but untested due to non-availability of charts|
|9. Display bulletin contents from the WMO header||Y||Available via WAFS Search application.|
10. Display of Special AIREPs
|Y||Understood to be available via WAFS Alert application, but untested due to non-availability of charts.|
|11. Ability to receive all the SADIS products via FTP from the SADIS FTP Service||Y||This facility is highly configurable|
|12. Ability to receive WAFS SIGWX charts in the PNG (portable network graphics) format from all three SADIS services, and display them using standard visualisation software.||Y||Not observed in operation but information provided by the vendor indicates that this functionality is available. Charts available via 'T4 VIEW' application.|